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 By Scott Hunter    News    February 15, 2017 

Area phone outage affecting dam, hospital and about 340 others

The phone service outage in the Grand Coulee Dam area still has no end in sight. Crews will be working through the night on the cable damage. From a power outage and from excessive water. Here's the latest full press release from the company: A Centu...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 15, 2017 

No new recycling or trailer for transfer station

The Regional Board of Mayors discussed adding a new trailer at the Delano Transfer Station, and recycling, but didn’t act on either issue Monday. Randy Gumm, manager of the transfer station, had asked that the mayors consider purchasing another...

 
 By Jacob Wagner    News    February 15, 2017 

LR alternative school offers a different way to learn

Traditional school isn't for everybody. For a variety of reasons, some students can benefit from a different model of education, and the Grand Coulee Dam School District offers an alternative....

 
 News    February 15, 2017 

Newsbriefs

Grant PUD’s offices will close early Thursday Grant PUD’s offices will close early for training on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Grand Coulee office will close at 11 a.m., and the Royal City office at 11:30 a.m. The Moses Lake, Ephrata and Quincy...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 15, 2017 

Local recycling options detailed

There are a number of places within the Grand Coulee area where people can recycle or dispose of items. The idea of recycling has often come up at the Regional Board of Mayors, but not acted on because some of the towns involved don’t want to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    February 15, 2017 

Kettle Falls marina closure could indicate a larger issue for congresswoman

After National Park Service officials announced last week that a marina that serves the north end of Lake Roosevelt would close, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers fired off a quick request for the NPS to reconsider and extend the current concessioner’s...

 
 Obituaries    February 15, 2017 

Frank Sanford, Jr.

Frank (Bud) Sanford Jr., 96, was born on February 28, 1920, in Almira, Washington, to Frank and Mabel (Adair) Sanford. He passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Frank was preceded in...

 
 Obituaries    February 15, 2017 

Helen Marie Brose

Helen Marie Brose, born September 7, 1930, to Walter and Marie Gallinger, in Cumberland, Wisconsin, passed peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017.   She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Val; son, Dale, of Santa Maria, California; daughte...

 
 Community    February 15, 2017 

Meetings and Notices

No Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday, February 16, due to the installation banquet 6 p.m. that night at the Melody Restaurant in Coulee Dam. Community Blood Drive Feb. 27 Inland Northwest...

 
 Community    February 15, 2017 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/4 - Police checked on a report that someone had kicked in an apartment door on Hill Avenue looking for a person who was supposed to have a lot of tattoos. The police report stated that there was no evidence the door had been kic...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

Athletic events canceled today

All athletic events scheduled for today with the Grand Coulee Dam School District are canceled, the district announced at 11:30 this morning, Thursday, Feb. 9. The girls' basketball game in Tonasket tonight has been rescheduled for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 8, 2017

Frustration with crime voiced at community watch meeting

People are frustrated with crime and feel powerless to do anything about it. That was evident at Tuesday night's Community Watch meeting held at the Almira/Coulee Dam Community Church. It was the...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

Newsbriefs

New chief in Coulee Dam It’s Paul Bowden’s turn to be police chief in Coulee Dam, according to Mayor Greg Wilder, who explained at the Jan. 25 town council meeting that state law does not allow towns to keep the same interim police chief for...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 8, 2017

Bus damaged when it hits ditch

One of Grand Coulee Dam School District's buses received damage to its front end last Thursday about 7:15 a.m. when the driver swerved off the road near Nespelem to avoid hitting a vehicle in front...

 
 News    February 8, 2017

There's still plenty of time to fill out that school survey

You can access the Grand Coulee Dam District School survey online (http://www.gcdsd.org) and have an opportunity to make comments about the good things happening in the district and things you believe need improving. The district office stated this...

 
 Opinion    February 8, 2017

Seventy-two years ago

The O'Donnell brothers, Colin and "Spud," emerge from the waters of the Columbia River, below the downstream face of Grand Coulee Dam. These professional divers were engaged by the Bureau of...

 
 Obituaries    February 8, 2017

Cheryl Nannette Chapman

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Cheryl N. Chapman passed away peacefully while surrounded by loved ones at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Washington. Her death marked the end of a courageous...

 
 Community    February 8, 2017

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, February 9, at La Presa Mexican Restaurant, Grand Coulee. On the agenda is general business. Okanogan County Demos to Meet Okanogan County Democrats...

 
 Community    February 8, 2017

GCHS Alumni Association to meet

Grand Coulee High School Alumni Association will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, at Grand Coulee Community Church, 405 Center Street, one block south of the old GCHS building. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss scholarship awards and to...

 
 Community    February 8, 2017

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 1/30 - Police advised homeowners on G Street that their dog was running loose on highway 174. They agreed to keep their dog inside. - A 911 hangup call was checked on at a Division Street location. It was determined that it was...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 1, 2017

Classroom space tight at new school

Money makes the world go around, and it also builds school classrooms. Both classrooms and money are in short supply at the Grand Coulee Dam School District, just three years after opening the new Lake Roosevelt Schools complex in 2014. Currently,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 1, 2017

Meeting to organize community against crime

An organizational community watch meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Almira/Coulee Dam Community Church. The meeting is a follow-up to an initial meeting held early in December, and is being organized by Ed Bartley. About 50 peopl...

 
 Opinion    February 1, 2017

Seventy-five years ago

A steel span of the Marcus Bridge just leaving its position, in transit to Grand Coulee Dam. The two-deck barge is the workmen's living quarters. The tug, "Blue Ox," is shown in rear of the...

 
 Obituaries    February 1, 2017

Eloise (Ayling) Bowman

Eloise (Ayling) Bowman, 85, surrounded by her family, went to heaven to be with her son, Steve; sisters: Alma and Mary; brother, Walt; and her parents on Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born...

 
 Community    February 1, 2017

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, this Thursday, February 2, at the La Presa Mexicam Restaurant, Grand Coulee. On the agenda is general business. American Legion to Meet The American Legion Post 157...

 

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